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Grilled Jalapeno Poppers are wrapped in bacon and grilled to crispy perfection. Cheesy and spicy, they make an awesome appetizer.

Grilled Jalapeno Poppers

These Grilled Jalapeno Poppers are an awesome version of everyone's favorite classic appetizer recipe. Fresh jalapenos crammed with bubbly cream cheese, cheddar cheese, spices and bacon bits all wrapped up in an extra slice of bacon cooked to crispy perfection on the grill. It's the perfect finger food for your next party, cookout or tailgate! And, with no breading, this is an awesome LOW CARB dish!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword bacon wrapped, grilled, jalapeno poppers
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 10 Poppers
Calories 283 kcal


  • 5 fresh jalapenos
  • 1 8- ounce package cream cheese softened
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 4 strips cooked bacon chopped
  • 10 strips uncooked bacon


  1. Slice each jalapeno in half lengthwise and remove the seeds. Set aside.
    Grilled Jalapeno Poppers Instructions
  2. Add the cream cheese to a medium bowl and season with garlic powder, salt, black pepper, and parsley flakes. Add the cheddar cheese and chopped bacon. Stir to combine all ingredients.
  3. Scoop the cream cheese mixture into the jalapenos, being careful not to overfill.
  4. Wrap one strip of bacon around each jalapeno, making sure to cover the entire pepper.
    Grilled Jalapeno Poppers wrapped in bacon getting ready to go on grill.
  5. Place the jalapeno poppers on the grill over indirect heat and close the lid. Cook for 30 minutes, until the bacon is cooked through.
Nutrition Facts
Grilled Jalapeno Poppers
Amount Per Serving
Calories 283
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.